Thursday Jun 20th

  • Confidence in social media is at an alarmingly low level

    Confidence in social media is at an alarmingly low level

    From a consumer perspective, companies have what it takes to save social media from the crisis of confidence. They see companies in a position to leverage their influence by compulsory heckling with the big social media platforms.

  • Closed ecosystems are creating significant problems for advertisers and publishers

    Closed ecosystems are creating significant problems for advertisers and publishers

    The way large online platforms, such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon (GAFAs), restrict advertisers from using their data on the platforms is called “walled gardens”. In lieu thereof, around two-thirds of marketing executives complain that walled gardens do not provide enough information to measure campaigns effectively.

  • Hootsuite celebrates 10 years of industry-leading innovation and customer success

    Hootsuite celebrates 10 years of industry-leading innovation and customer success

    When Hootsuite was born back in November of 2008, four-year-old Facebook had 100 million users (2.27 billion today) and new kid on the block Twitter had just 6 million (336 million today). The world was without Instagram (more than 1 billion users today) as it wouldn’t exist for another two years, and Snapchat (300+ million users today) wouldn’t come on the scene for another three.

  • Artificial Intelligence in marketing is gaining momentum

    Artificial Intelligence in marketing is gaining momentum

    The interest in gaining a competitive advantage with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI) runs through a wide range of industries, such as e.g. health care, production, automotive or military, which are investing billions into the technology. The marketing industry certainly started to test various fields of application, where the use of AI could advance the business. The Salesforce State of Marketing Report 2018 already provided an insight into how widespread the use of AI has become, although the authors of the study emphasize that all in all no dominant use has yet emerged. The study shows, however, that 39% of marketing decision makers rely on AI and 29% of respondents already use AI-based systems to personalize their offers via email.

  • Politics, sports and Marvel superheroes topped the search list in 2018, Google reveals

    Politics, sports and Marvel superheroes topped the search list in 2018, Google reveals

    2018 was a significant year filled with events that marked a sign of changing times, Google unveils with its annual ‘Year in Search’ 2018 report. Through the exploration of the over one trillion search queries the company receives each year, the top trending topics could be identified, including people, events and places that captured the attention of users worldwide who turned to Google Search for answers.

  • Recasting traditional TV’s role in the age of OTT video platforms, AI and VR/AR

    Recasting traditional TV’s role in the age of OTT video platforms, AI and VR/AR

    From the live black-and-white broadcast of Neil Armstrong’s first step on the Moon to the World Cup Final in ultra-high definition, television has stood the test of time often co-opting inventions that threatened disruption such as VHS, cable networks and the Internet.

  • Vodafone and PNSol champion new Broadband Forum “quality of experience” project focused on creating the “invisible” network

    Vodafone and PNSol champion new Broadband Forum “quality of experience” project focused on creating the “invisible” network

    Broadband Forum has launched a new project – Broadband Quality Experience Delivered (Broadband QED) – which will be led by Vodafone and Predictable Network Solutions (PNSol).

  • In Quality We Trust!

    In Quality We Trust!

    With qualitative online research, United Internet Media has found out which criteria influence users' trust in digital media and revealed the result that who provides quality and reliability earns consumers’ trust. In addition, the study In Quality We Trust examined which requirements users place on personalized content and how media environments can guarantee quality.

  • SolarWinds announced availability of machine learning-enabled database anomaly detection

    SolarWinds announced availability of machine learning-enabled database anomaly detection

    SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced the availability of machine learning-enabled database anomaly detection and an automated management API in the latest version of Database Performance Analyzer (DPA). The company also introduced a broad refresh of its IT operations management portfolio, collectively designed to improve support for monitoring critical IT services and extend support for monitoring private cloud and converged infrastructures.

  • Making communication measurable with the help of AI

    Making communication measurable with the help of AI

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the opportunities it brings are hotly debated among marketing and communications professionals right now. Although the hype surrounding AI has often still very futuristic visions, many companies are keenly interested in AI and its value in everyday communications and marketing.

  • Conversational AI is now integrated in Cortana and ready for developers

    Conversational AI is now integrated in Cortana and ready for developers

    Modern digital assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, are constantly evolving, but let’s be honest, nevertheless it’s still in its infancy and quite limited. Basically, these systems can only respond to previously learned commands and use technology that's been around in cars for a dozen years.

  • How established is AI in marketing really?

    How established is AI in marketing really?

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is often mentioned in conjunction with big data or machine learning as a generic term for methods and applications that deal with the automation of intelligent behavior. A key feature of AI is that it is based on software that is capable of learning from its own behavior and that way constantly improves itself.

  • Application areas for AI in business

    Application areas for AI in business

    According to a study of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich we are already at the point where readers can’t recognize anymore if an article is written by a human being or artificial intelligence (AI). On the contrary, the texts of robots had even greater credibility in the test group, the study revealed. But writing texts is not the only creative area in which AI advances. More and more start-ups feed their servers with data and build innovative services thanks to machine learning.

  • Digital advertising and ad fraud predictions for 2019

    Digital advertising and ad fraud predictions for 2019

    Mobile channels have become more compelling to the perpetrators of ad fraud, since mobile accounts for an increasing proportion of digital ad spend. But, while there are many strategies and solutions available to mitigate the impacts of ad fraud, separating the capabilities from the spin can be difficult, which is why TrafficGuard provides some thoughts and predictions on ad fraud prevention:

This week's highlights

Cyber Security Management protects holistically by mastering all vulnerability gaps

Category: June 2019 - Cyber-security & Data Protection
Today, companies are more worried than ever about how they can reliably secure their entire organization against cyber-attacks. Their main focus is on ensuring to put holistically secure products on t
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Security is a journey, not a destination

Category: June 2019 - Cyber-security & Data Protection
Now, more than ever, cybersecurity teams are seeking to become more agile. They help organisations meet regulatory compliance requirements, align to industry best practices, and accelerate business tr
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Xandr Invest for streamlined buying processes

Category: June 2019 - Cyber-security & Data Protection
Xandr, AT&T’s advanced advertising & analytics company, just announced the launch of Xandr Invest, a strategic buying platform built for the future of advertising. The new platform offer
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Advance your customer experiences with Zendesk Sunshine

Category: May 2019 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Chatbots in Marketing
Zendesk just announced expansions to Zendesk Sunshine, its open and flexible CRM platform built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), which include new partnerships and integrations that will make it easier t
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IROIN and epicInsights make measurement of influencer campaigns possible with AI

Category: May 2019 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Chatbots in Marketing
The Influencer Performance Marketing startup IROIN entered into a strategic partnership with the AI specialist epicinsights to develop a scoring process designed to check the compatibility of influenc
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Transforming documents with AI and voice

Category: May 2019 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Chatbots in Marketing
At Adobe’s Summit Sneaks in Las Vegas in March, Adobe showcased technology that pairs speech recognition functionality with Microsoft Cognitive Services with text analysis AI. Intelligent Agent
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Previous month's highlights

Facebook plans to be back on track with common technical platform for its chat services

Category: February 2019 - Strategic Social Media, Influencer Marketing & Paid Media

Fifteen years after being founded in Mark Zuckerberg's college room, Facebook has become a world power with unprecedented opportunities to reach out to its users in a targeted manner - be it advertising or opinion-making.

Confidence in social media is at an alarmingly low level

Category: February 2019 - Strategic Social Media, Influencer Marketing & Paid Media

From a consumer perspective, companies have what it takes to save social media from the crisis of confidence. They see companies in a position to leverage their influence by compulsory heckling with the big social media platforms.

Peculiarities of influencer marketing in B2B

Category: February 2019 - Strategic Social Media, Influencer Marketing & Paid Media

The terms influencer marketing and influencer relations, as well as their opportunities for corporate communication, have been discussed for around ten years now. Essentially, it is about how opinion building works for stakeholders, especially customers or other reference groups, and what levels beyond journalism or advertising are involved.

10 ways social technologies add value

Category: February 2019 - Strategic Social Media, Influencer Marketing & Paid Media

Jeff Bullas, who has been named by Forbes one of the world's top social marketing talents, has published a helpful article for all those who want to find out how social technologies add value to their daily life.

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Driving revenue in e-commerce with real-time graph databases

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Will chatbots take the lead in one-to-one (personalized) conversations in the digital arena?

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Adobe Experience Platform delivers personalized experiences in real time

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Customer-centricity puts the customer first

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Engagio provides customized and relevant real-time account insights to sales and marketing teams

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Adobe Research: CX a priority for business, but technology adoption lags

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Open data

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing

Convenience versus protection: Consumers weigh in on their own privacy

Category: April 2019 - Personalised & Customer-centric Content Marketing
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